Note: This information was last updated on Oct.28 2010. See the embassy website for confirmation: http://www.embajadachina.es/esp/
You may submit the application to the Visa Office of the Embassy in Span. If you cannot go in person, you may entrust someone else or a travel/visa agent to transact your application affairs. No appointment is required. You should apply your visa before your trip for about a month. Mailed application is not accepted.
For individual: A valid passport (with at least 6 months validity and at least on blank visa page), a fully completed visa application form, a recent 2-inch passport-style photo
For group tour(Group visas will usually be issued for groups with at least 5): passports(with at least 6 months validity) of all group members, A confirmation letter from a provincial tourist bureau or a government-authorized Chinese travel agency, a name list of the whole members of the tour group( for quadruplicate) and one copy of the information page of each passport
Visa fees (EUR)
|Category of Visa||Albanian passport||USA passport||Other passport|
|Multiple-Entry Visa (must use within 6-months)||60||80|
|Multiple-Entry Visa (must use within 12-months)||90||120|
The normal visa processing time is one week. The express service is 2–3 working days. The rush service is one working day. Travel agencies are not qualified to apply for three-day processing visa under special condition.
Visas can be picked up on the pick-up date specified in the receipt. The receipt must be presented. You can pay and pick up visas yourself or send an entrusted person or travel agency with the receipt. If your visa application is the urgent service, you should present the relevant receipt when you pick up it.
You need to go to the visa office in Madrid, Spain to transact your visa affairs.
The embassy visa section office hours: 09:30am–12:30pm, Monday to Friday (except pulic holidays)
The embassy will be closed on saturday, Sunday and public holiday.